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Dir, Payroll Tax Reporting

1900084 Requisition #

TriNet is a leading provider of comprehensive human resources solutions for small to midsize businesses (SMBs). We enhance business productivity by enabling our clients to outsource their HR function to one strategic partner and allowing them to focus on operating and growing their core businesses. Our full-service HR solutions include features such as payroll processing, human capital consulting, employment law compliance and employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans and workers’ compensation insurance.


TriNet has a nationwide presence and an experienced executive team.  Our stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol TNET.  If you’re passionate about innovation and making an impact on the large SMB market, come join us as we power our clients’ business success with extraordinary HR.


The Director, Payroll Tax Reporting, is responsible for the operations of the payroll tax reporting team and the tax solutions team, ensuring all payroll tax payments, returns and W2’s/W2C’s are processed and remitted/filed timely and accurately. Keys to success in this role are:
- meet required payment and reporting due dates and service level agreements
- no SOX deficiencies
- communicate effectively and influence without authority
- work and collaborate with all business partners and teams to drive client retention
- drive continuous improvement and results through automation and elimination of inefficient processes
- team engagement and development

• Lead the day to day operations of the payroll tax reporting team and the tax solutions team.
• Ensure all payroll tax related payments and returns are remitted and filed timely and accurately.
• Ensure W2’s are accurate, processed timely and remitted to the appropriate agencies by the required due dates. Process W2C’s as required.
• Ensure all SOX controls are executed timely with evidence of execution documented appropriately.
• Ensure “best practices” for the tax reporting software are strictly adhered to and kept current.
• Support tax updates and year end testing.
• Provide strong and effective leadership across teams through collaboration, communication, problem solving, innovation, strategy, execution and results.
• Work effectively with others to meet goals and objectives by developing and maintaining strong relationships with both internal and external partners.
• Support clients and business partners by providing accurate, relevant and timely data.
• Support customer engagement teams by participating in client calls and resolving client payroll tax issues.
• Effectively collaborate with upstream business partners to remediate processes that cause payroll tax and W2 errors.
• Drive improvement, simplification and automation across the payroll tax reporting team by building scalable work processes and eliminating inefficiencies.
• Translate ideas and concepts into practical applications and generate new ideas that add value.
• Drive team engagement and accountability.
• Develop direct reports by maintaining and supporting a continuous learning culture and by providing the team opportunities to improve and expand their skill set.
• Other duties as assigned.

Education: Undergraduate degree in business, finance or accounting. MBA preferred.
Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates): CPP preferred.
• 10+ years’ experience in payroll and payroll tax reporting for federal, state, and local jurisdictions including working in a large, complex multi-state environment and communicating with tax jurisdiction representatives.
• 8+ years leading and developing large, high performing teams.
• Multi-state PEO experience preferred.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the organization.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of both state and federal payroll tax laws.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
• A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
• Ability to adapt to a fast paced continually changing business and work environment while managing multiple priorities.
• Proficient in PeopleSoft, MasterTax and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Knowledge of general ledger accounting for payroll tax liabilities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/OTHER INFORMATION (Travel required, physical requirements, on-call schedules, etc.)
• Minimal travel may be required.
• Work in clean, pleasant, and comfortable office setting.
• The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please Note: TriNet reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Position functions and qualifications may vary depending on business necessity.

TriNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, religion, color, disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Any applicant with a mental or physical disability who requires an accommodation during the application process should contact a company manager, a company officer or a TriNet HR representative to request such an accommodation.

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